Watts RV PRO-1000 OR M7002 10000 Grains Portable Water Softener

602abcWATER Fleck 5600sxt Metered 48,000 Grain Water Softener

OUR RATING


This model has changed the way in which changing the quality of water is being done. With its measurement of 8 x 22 inches, it may not be the easiest item that you can bring with you as you go on a camping trip, but it provides the assurance that by bringing it along with you, you can deal with the availability of better quality water.

It has been designed for easy use, not just when it comes to installation, but also with its regeneration, which may be done in about 20 minutes. At the same time, it has been designed to allow the use of normal table salt, unlike other models. Using this unit is extremely easy to use since there are no buttons and any moving part that you have to deal with.

IMPORTANT FEATURES


  • Customized flow valve
  • High flow rates
  • Full cradle base
  • Built-in drain line (VORTEX flow restrictor)
  • High capacity resin
  • Portability

Additional Features

According to the feedback of many users of this product, one of its best features is its portability. It only weighs 9 pounds, and with a 21x9.5x9 inches in size, which means that it can easily be carried comfortably; perfect for camping trips. While there may be other models of portable water systems that are currently available on the market these days, most of them are actually bulky and big, defeating the purpose of its convenience.

Also, since its Y-valve is located on top of the unit, it is easier to get to, also leaving out on other features that are complicated and unnecessary for a so-called portable unit. This unit has a rate of 10,000 hardness grains, providing the assurance that regeneration is not a big hassle as compared to that of a lesser unit. At the same time, this unit is also expected to last for a longer period of time because it is mainly used for traveling. With its easy options for hookup and detachment, the users can easily be set up in minutes, which is great if you need to transfer the unit from one location to another.

While the size may turn out to be one of the drawbacks of using this model, it is the very same size that makes it compact. This system has been designed primarily with portability in mind. This is the main asset of this product. Therefore, if you are searching for a unit that is both easy to move around and store, this one is definitely for you. It is extremely effective when it comes to softening hard water. The manufacturer of this company, Watts, is only known to make amazingly high performing machines. This model comes with test strips that can enable you to check the water hardness before actually softening it.

You may notice that the overall results may vary depending on the water’s hardness in the location in which you are doing your test. However, in several situations, you can expect test results that can change hard water to soft water. It also offers high quality stability, with the fact that it has a full cradle base which is perfect in making this model stable even when on the move. Since it also comes with efficient regeneration, which means the use of a flow restrictor, not just will less water be thrown away as waste, but the actual time which is placed in regenerating the system may only be about 20 minutes.

Thanks to its overall design and material, this unit is very cost effective to operate. At the same time, you may just use the standard table salt which may be used in the process of regeneration. The RV PRO-1000 also comes with reduced running coats. Overall, this unit is an extremely efficient compact system which performs what it is designed for, and doing it really well. A lot would also agree that this is one of the best options out there, because it can perform really well, and is extremely compact.

This model is just perfect if you are traveling in an RV or even if you only have a smaller house and are interested in having a unit that is both portable and light. At the same time, it is also a good option for those who are just renting, as well as those who only want soft water while on the go.

PRO'S

  • Portability – weight: 9 pounds
  • Dimensions: 21x9.5x9 inches
  • Y-valve on top of the unit
  • Unusually long system life
  • Easy hookup detachment options
  • Inexpensive
  • Allows the use of table salt or pellet salt in its operation
  • Amazing warranty

CON'S

  • Limited in size
  • Just suited for smaller families/homes
  • Hose fitting does not rotate
  • Only works with manual regeneration

SUMMARY


Right after initially installing this model of water softener, you can immediately notice a great improvement in your water quality. You will no longer have to deal with those little white spots that are not just annoying but are left behind on the surfaces or on the dishes after washing them. At the same time, you can also expect that showering will ultimately become a better and more pleasant experience since you can be assured that your skin will not feel itchy or dry afterwards.

If you are somewhat skeptical and unsure about using water softeners that are salt based, doubting their effectiveness, the manufacturer of this company has also included a free set of testing strips that you can use for checking water hardness.

If you are interested in experiencing all of the benefits of having soft water while on a trip, having this portable water softening system is the best option that you can take. As suggested by the name, this system has primarily been designed with portability in mind, such as during camping trips or an RV drive where finding soft water may not be possible.

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